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Right to Rebel

On the Road



Daily Life


The Countryside

Looking Back

Sidney Rittenberg Presentation



Chopsticks Holder from Peasant Household

“Take grain as the key link”

“Comprehensive development”

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Sunflower Peasant Rice Bowl

“Establish Chairman Mao’s thought in a big way.”

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Revolutionary soldier peasant rice bowl

In a village, no one would have enough bowls to serve a number of guests, so people brought their own to gatherings, engraving their names inside.

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Urban rice bowl

“Serve the People.”

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